Chagataid Mongol Khanate (1226-1397)

This section of contains coins of Chaghatai The Chagataid Khans were the discendents of Chagatai (the second son of Genghis Khan) - the dynasty started with Chagatai Khan's inheritance of his territories in 1227 to their removal from power by the Dzungars and their vassals in 1687. The power of the Chagatai Khans varied; from its beginning, the khanate was one of the weakest of the Mongol states and often its rulers were merely figureheads for ambitious conquerors.